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Conclusion: reclaiming global politics

Cerwyn Moore

in Contemporary Violence: Postmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075995
eISBN:
9781781702697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075995.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter summarises information on the wars in Kosovo and Chechnya and how these helped shape and improve accounts of global politics. It presents a brief discussion of the First and ... More


The Development of War and Culture Studies in the UK: From French Studies, Beyond, and Back Again

Nicola Cooper, Martin Hurcombe, and Debra Kelly

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how the study of France has played a pivotal role in the development of ‘war and culture studies’ in the UK. It first considers more generally the ‘cultural turn’ in war studies ... More


Confronting the Costs of War, 1823–2003

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter seeks to lay the foundation of future war finance studies through a series of descriptive statistics using a novel data set. The data set encompasses all interstate war principal ... More


Conclusion

Roland Végső

in The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245567
eISBN:
9780823252534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245567.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The conclusion contextualizes the argument of the book in terms of the present state of Cold War studies. It claims that the argument of the book helps transcend some of the basic limitations of the ... More


Conclusion: Absent War Studies? War, Knowledge, and Critique

Tarak Barkawi and Shane Brighton

in The Changing Character of War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199596737
eISBN:
9780191803543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596737.003.0029
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

The changing character of war concerns relations between the transformation of polities and societies through war and the effects of those transformations on war itself. This chapter begins with the ... More


Introduction

Jing Jing Chang

in Screening Communities: Negotiating Narratives of Empire, Nation, and the Cold War in Hong Kong Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455768
eISBN:
9789888455621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455768.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introduction chapter outlines the theoretical framework of the book, and the methodological potential of the act of “screening,” when exploring the interplay between image and idea, politics and ... More


The “Good Warriors” and the “Good Refugee”

Yến Lê Espiritu

in Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277700
eISBN:
9780520959002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277700.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter shows how popular narratives of Vietnamese refugees have been deployed to rescue the Vietnam War for Americans. It asserts that studies of Vietnam veterans and Vietnamese refugees are ... More


“The Endings That Are Not Over”

Yến Lê Espiritu

in Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277700
eISBN:
9780520959002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277700.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter emphasizes the war’s irreconcilability and ongoingness, insisting that we pay attention to the living effects of what seems to be over and done with. It reflects on the insights drawn ... More


Approaches to War and Peace in Woolf: “A Chapter on the Future”

Karen L. Levenback

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0036
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the contradictory themes of war and peace with regard to Virginia Woolf. It provides a background on the roundtable that was organized based on Jane Wood's edited collection, ... More


“A Total Misconception”: Lincoln, the Civil War, and the British, 1860–1865

Lawrence Goldman

in The Global Lincoln

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195379112
eISBN:
9780190254643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379112.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the British misinterpretation of Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War. It analyzes why the British misinterpreted the Civil War and why they failed to understand the ... More


Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

Christopher Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940667
eISBN:
9781786944412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940667.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

In a time of great need for Britain, a small coterie of influential businessmen gained access to secret information on industrial mobilisation as advisers to the Principal Supply Officers Committee. ... More


Introduction: The Thirty Years’ War in Italy

Gregory Hanlon

in Italy 1636: Cemetery of Armies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198738244
eISBN:
9780191801679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738244.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Introduction summarizes the main arguments of this book. The book is about the operation of early modern French and Savoyard soldiers in Italy in 1636. It looks at the recruitment of soldiers, ... More


America’s Wars in Vietnam and Iraq

Christine Sylvester

in Curating and Re-Curating the American Wars in Vietnam and Iraq

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190840556
eISBN:
9780190840587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840556.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter reviews American wars in Vietnam and Iraq from critical social and political history sources and from people who experienced these wars. How America remembers and renders accounts of ... More


Introduction

James Gow and Benedict Wilkinson

in The Art of Creating Power: Freedman on Strategy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190851163
eISBN:
9780190872601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851163.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Freedman is a figure of significant distinction; who has had real world influence, yet whose theoretical depth and development has been largely overlooked. Is there anything distinctive in Freedman’s ... More


Britain’s Journey to a National Security Approach and the Evolution of a Defence Academy

John Gearson

in The Art of Creating Power: Freedman on Strategy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190851163
eISBN:
9780190872601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851163.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the evolution in Britain’s approach to national security in the post-Cold War period, including the development of academic provision for defense and military education. These ... More


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